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HAPPY Lennart Peterson, Kjell Johansson, Kristina Bergman

HAPPY Workbook YEAR 8

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WORKBOOK

Författare till HAPPY är: Lennart Peterson Kjell Johansson Kristina Bergman

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Contents 1. Let’s Talk Family ...................................... 4

6. Let’s Talk Friends ................................. 68

What are your parents like? ........................ 8 They Make Me Blush! ................................... 12 My Parents Know what Is Best for Me! .. 15 Barnardo’s Gave Me My Life .................... 18

Problems, Problems… ................................. 71 C U l8r ................................................................... 75 Just friends? ......................................................... 76 Watching a Murder ........................................ 79

2. Let’s Talk Incredible ......................... 20

7. Let’s Talk New York ......................... 80

My Dad’s a Magician ....................................... 22 The Trick that Went Wrong .................... 28 Super Intelligence ............................................ 30

An Englishman in New York ..................... 82 A New York School ....................................... 86 The Golden Door of America ................ 89 Ground Zero ...................................................... 90

3. Let’s Talk Australia .......................... 32 Adventures of a Backpacker ..................... 34 Dreamtime ........................................................... 38 Ned Kelly: Hero or Villain? ....................... 39 Walkabout ............................................................ 43

4. Let’s Talk Getting Around .... 44 Having Your Own Car ................................. 46 In the Wild, Wild West ............................... 49 Hot Wheels ......................................................... 52 The Rocket .......................................................... 55

8. Let’s Talk Movies ................................. 92 My Kind of Movies .......................................... 94 Stunt Girls ............................................................ 97 Murder My Dear! ............................................ 99 Bollywood ......................................................... 103 Tyrannosaurus Rex ...................................... 105

Let’s Talk Grammar ............................. 108 Contents – Grammar ................................ 144

5. Let’s Talk History ................................ 58 The Gunpowder Plot .................................... 60 The Great Fire of London .......................... 63 Christmas in the Trenches ........................ 66

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Textbook page 4-5

y l i m a F k l a T s ’ 1. Let 1 Write the English expressions 1. Vad menar du? 2. Jag vet inte än. 3. Se till att 4. Vi fixar det. 5. Det behövs inte. 6. Är du säker? 7. Sluta oroa dig. 8. För en gångs skull. 9. Trots allt. 6

2

Crossword

1

5 3

Find the right word.

7

8

4

What’s (1) with that? 2

Please, don’t (2) too much You do look (3) Just be (4)

G

O

I

N

G

O

U

T

Enough is (5) This dress is quite (6) Stay out of (7) I’ll go (8) you say

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Family

Mother and Daughter ‘Stay out till eleven?

‘I can look after myself,

Certainly not!

I’m twelve, nearly thirteen.’

At your age

‘The way you act

I was in by eight,

you sound like you were sixteen.

In bed by nine.’

I care for you. Try to understand. There is a reason. I can explain!’

‘At your age I was ...’ Same old words.

A reason.

I only asked a simple question,

An explanation.

and I get a history lesson.

They both mean the same: I should shut up.

‘But all my friends ...’

I’m just too young...

‘Your friends aren’t my children. I’m responsible for you. It’s for your own safety.’

3 The girl in the poem Write the Swedish words in the box. Look up those you don’t know. Then choose five that you think describe the girl best.

happy

disappointed

impatient

strange

rebellious

angry

obedient

patient

excited

normal

4 Who says what?

The girl writes what both she and her mother say. Write “mother” or “daughter” on the lines. 1. Certainly not!

4. It’s for your own safety.

2. At your age I was...

5. I can look after myself.

3. But all my friends...

6. There is a reason.

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5 Choose the right alternative – a, b or c 1. In the sentence “I was in by eight” the word “in” means: a. in bed b. in fashion c. at home 2. The girl says she gets a “history lesson” because a. her mother tells her about when she was a teenager. b. her mother is always giving history lessons. c. the girl likes studying history in her room. 3. The “friends” mentioned are a. the girl’s friends. b. the mother’s friends. c. the friends’ mothers. 4 The mother says “You sound like you were sixteen” because her daughter a. was sixteen at one time, but not now. b. has the kind of voice that a sixteen-year-old girl has. c. wants to do things that a sixteen-year-old girl does. 5. At the end, the girl says a. her mother should shut up. b. her mother wants her to shut up. c. her mother wants to shut the doors.

Complete this sentence so that it agrees with (stämmer med) the poem. A thirteen-year-old girl wants but her mother

, .

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Family

6 Act out the dialogue Work in pairs, A and B. Write and then act out a dialogue between the mother and the daughter in the poem. A is the daughter who wants to stay out until 11 o´clock at night. B is the mother who is worried about her daughter. If you like, you can use some of these phrases: A (the daughter):

B (the mother):

Please can I …?

Absolutely/Certainly not!

But, my friends are allowed …

I don’t want you …

Why not?

I am not letting you/I will not allow you to …

Give me a reason/Tell me why not.

There’s no point arguing with me.

I promise to …

It’s too dangerous.

I can look after myself.

It’s for your own good/safety.

It’s not fair.

I don’t want to ruin your fun but … Try to understand.

7 Phone a friend

Imagine that you are the daughter in the poem. Phone a friend and explain why you can’t go out tonight. What does your friend say? You can start like this:

A: Hello?

B: Hi, Suzie. It’s Megan. Listen, I have some bad news.

A: What’s the matter?

B: I’ve just had an argument with Mum …

8 Choose one of the writing tasks Imagine that you are the daughter in the poem. Write a page in your diary about what has happened and explain how you feel now. You can begin like this: Dear Diary, I’ve just had an argument with Mum about … Write your own poem about an argument you have had with your parents (real or imagined). If you want to, you can use some of the things they say in the poem.

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A

Textbook page 6-7

What are your parents like?

1 What do your parents say? How often do you hear the commentaries in the text (in Swedish!)? Put a cross (X) in the correct box. Always = a, often = o, sometimes = s, never = n. a

o

s

n Results:

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

10 – 20 N ot bad. Your home must be pretty peaceful.

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50 – 60 Wow! Call the police before someone gets hurt! 35 – 49 E ither your parents are a problem – or you are! 20 – 34 You could do better. Why don’t you sit down with your parents and have a talk with them?

10

0 – 10 E ither you’re an angel – or your parents don’t care.

11 12 13 14 Count your points: always (5), often (4), sometimes (2) and never (0). Go through the test in groups (in English!), and compare your answers.

2 Act out some dialogues Work in pairs. Write and then act out a couple of short dialogues between a parent and a teenager. Use phrases you learnt in the test. Example:

Child:

I’m going out.

Parent: Wait a minute! Where are you going?

Child:

Parent: How long will you be?

Child:

To Claire’s house. We’ve got some homework to do. I don’t know.

Parent: Well, don’t be late home!

Child:

I won’t. Bye!

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3 Translate the dialogue

Family

A

You can get help in the Textbook (p 6).

Parent: – Varför lyssnar du inte när jag talar med dig?

You: – Jag lyssnar.

Parent: – Vart ska du gå?

You: – Ut. Jag ska träffa mina kompisar. Parent: – Jag vill inte att du ska hålla ihop med Kent-Elvis. You: – Vad är det för fel på honom? (på=with) Parent: – Ingenting, men vi vill bara ditt bästa. You: – Säkert. Parent: – Har du gjort dina läxor? You: – Mmmm. Parent: – Om du inte gör dina läxor klarar du inga prov. You: – Det vet jag. Det är mitt liv. Parent: – Du är alldeles för ung för att bestämma. När jag var i din ålder… You: – När du var i min ålder levde dinosaurierna. Parent: – Ok. Du stannar hemma idag. You: – Lämna mig i fred!

Work in pairs. Compare and correct your translations. Then act out the dialogue.

4 Write the short words that are missing in the sentences 1. Don’t

late!

2. You’re

young!

3. I’m talking 4.

you!

5. Look 6. I know what’s best 7. Get

yourself! you. the phone!

I was your age...

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A

5 Let’s Listen – My parents Listen to what two American teenagers say about their parents. The first one is Glen, 14, from Philadelphia. Choose the correct alternatives. Note that one, two or all three can be correct. 1. Glen says he doesn’t see his parents much because a. he is out with his friends. b. they don’t want to talk to him. c. he is in his room listening to music. 2. If Glen wants something, he a. talks to his mom. b. talks to his dad. c. just takes money without saying anything. 3. If Glen asks his dad something, he a. doesn’t answer because he’s asleep. b. doesn’t hear him. c. agrees with what Glen says.

4. His dad sometimes asks Glen why he has taken money from his pocket because he a. has forgotten that he told Glen to take it. b. never promised Glen money. c. wants his money back. 5. If Glen has a big problem, his dad a. falls asleep. b. doesn’t want to hear about it. c. listens to what he says.

mainly – mest bucks – sl. för dollar

Now listen to Eileen. She is 15 and lives in Chicago. Choose the right alternative. This time only one is correct. 1. Eileen and her parents a. always get on well. b. usually get on well. c. can never agree. 2. If there’s a problem, Eileen’s dad a. leaves the room. b. gets very angry. c. wants to help. 3. If there’s a problem, Eileen’s mom

5. When Eileen has an argument with her mom, she a. sometimes locks her into the bathroom. b. and her mom go and have junk food. c. goes crazy in the bathroom. 6. Eileen punches the teddy bear because he a. doesn’t shout back at her. b. is so dirty. c. has a broken nose.

a. shouts and screams at Eileen. b. shouts and screams at her husband. c. doesn’t say anything. 4. The neighbours sometimes a. shout at Eileen and her parents. b. bang on the walls to get some peace and quiet. c. get fed up because Eileen bangs on the walls.

agree – komma överens

confrontation – motsättning

either – antingen

sorrow – sorg

punch – slå

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6 Sound Check

Family

A

A diphthong is a sound that starts with one vowel and then changes over to another one. The English diphthongs are: [eI]

[aI]

[OI]

[@U]

[aU]

[I@]

[e@]

[U@]

[eI] och [aI] 1. Listen to some words that contain the diphthong [eI] and repeat them after the CD. say

face

same

away

afraid

make

wait

rain

2. Now repeat these sentences after the CD. The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plains. I hate baked potatoes, waiter! Today we played eight games.

3. Listen to some words that contain the diphthong [aI] and repeat them after the CD. mind

cry

die

tiny

silent

child

high

sky

4. Repeat these sentences and then the limerick after the CD. You drive on the right hand side in Taiwan. He dialled nine-nine-nine because of a fight at night. There was a young lady of Riga who went for a ride on a tiger; They returned from the ride with the lady inside and a smile on the face of the tiger. 5. Underline the word that hasn’t got the same sound as the other four. bite

dry

lie

they

late

light

great

eight

tried rain

fly

high

tail

cry

mile

face

grey

buy

break

waist

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A

Textbook page 8-9

They Make Me Blush!

1

Who says this about their mother/ father? 1. Writes down what the teachers say.

Damien

2. Wears the same clothes as me. 3. Thinks school lunches are not healthy. 4. Didn’t wait in the car. 5. They want my friends to eat with us. 6. Dad is a drummer and has long hair. 7. Shouted my name so everyone could hear. 8. Kept waving at me. 9. They ask my friends about school. 10. Tries to act my age – not hers. 11. Can’t help me with my school work. 12. Brought me my lunch box by bicycle.

2 Fill in the missing words My mum

He wants to They

(3. hjälpa) me with my

( 1. försöker) to act my

I packed lunch. He doesn’t (12. jorden)

(2. ålder)

(5. envisas med) that we have a

(6. måltid) with them.

(9. glömde) to take my

(7. i stället) he marched

(4. skolämnen)

(8. in på) the party.

(10. hälsosamma)

(11. inse) that hippies have left Planet

3 Embarrassing!?

Work in groups and read through the text again. Then discuss which situation is the most embarrassing. Would you be embarrassed in such a situation? Then compare with other groups. Which situation did most of the people in the class find most embarrassing?

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4 Crossword

20

2

A

Family

1

2.

3 4

1. ha på sig 3. skolämne

5

4. inse 6

5. syster 7. nöjd

7

8. envisas med 9. lektion

8

11. istället 9

12. ålder

10 11 12

6.

13. fest 14. hälsosam 15. aldrig

13

16. glömma

14

17. en gång 18. bjuda in

15

19. busshållplats 16 17

10. 18 19

5 Choose one of the writing tasks

Write about a situation when your mother or father made you embarrassed. It could be at school, at a party, at a restaurant, etc. If you can´t remember anything embarrassing, make up a story. Write about a situation when you made your mother and/ or father embarrassed. Examples: You said something stupid or were cheeky (uppnosig) in front of their friends.You quarrelled (bråkade) with a friend´s parents, and they told your parents. You didn´t behave at school, and did something silly.

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A

6 Andrew’s family tree Read about Andrew and his family. Then fill in the names in the family tree. Write how Andrew is related to all the people he mentions.

My name is Andrew. I am 15 years old. I have two siblings, Thea who is two years older than me and Jonathan who is exactly my age. My father Thomas and my mother Elizabeth have been married for twenty years now. My Aunt Agatha is divorced and has one son, my cousin Theodore. Dad has one niece who is sixteen years old and she is so good-loking. She and her parents, Uncle Harold and Aunt Meg, live next door. Uncle Harold’s parents, Janice and William, always complain that we don’t visit them often enough. Well, they live in Canada and that’s quite far away. Mum’s parents, Christopher and May, on the other hand live in our town so we see them at least once a week. I really like my family.

sibling – syskon niece – brors-, systerdotter nephew – brors-, systerson

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My Parents Know what Is Best for Me!

B

Family

Textbook page 10-11

1 Gita or Shashi? Who‌

Gita

Shashi

is very interested in films? surfs the net? likes dancing? sings? has a boyfriend? will choose a husband? will have a good dowry?

2 True or false?

True False

1. Over 800 films are made in India every year.

2. Shashi likes to go the cinema more than Gita does.

3. The girls take a dance class every day.

4. Most girls and boys date in India.

5. Girls and boys marry at a younger age in India than in Sweden.

6. Girls usually marry at the age of 18.

7. Arranged marriages are common in India.

8. Shashi and Gita like the way people get married in India.

9. Divorces are common in arranged marriages.

10. A dowry is something that a girl gets when she marries.

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B

3 Words In this text about marriage, thirteen words are missing. Find the missing words and write them in the crossword. When a (7) takes place a man and a woman become (8) and (11). It can sometimes be very (2) to find a (6) person to marry. In India they may use an (4) to help and also put an advert in a (1). That’s not so (10) in Sweden. In India the bride offers her future husband a (13) called a (5). That is very (9) in our country nowadays. But whether you let someone (12) your marriage or if you marry out of (3) Happy wishes you all the best in the future! 7 1

2

5 3

12

6

4

9 8

11

13

10

The keyword is: There is a shorter form of this word in the text above: There is also an even shorter form with just two letters:

Now you know three words for something that is very important for papers and magazines. They get most of their money through these.

4 Explain in English an arranged marriage

a dowry

a marriage agency

a love marriage

a matchmaker

a divorce

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5 Important qualities

Family

B

In small groups, look at the list of qualities below. Discuss and decide between you which you consider the most important qualities in a partner. Number them 1–10 in order of importance. good looks

of the same culture/religion

punctuality

having a good job

fidelity (att han/hon är trogen)

generosity

a good sense of humour

kindness

the same interests as you

sporty

6 That surprised me! After reading the text, write down any surprising or interesting facts you have read. Compare what you have written with a friend. Did you list the same things?

7 An advertisement

Imagine you are advertising yourself in the newspaper to a prospective (eventuellt blivande) partner. Write out your advertisement including your name, age, sex, appearance, interests, characteristics, the type of person you are looking for, etc.

Name: Age:

Sex:

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HAPPY Lennart Peterson, Kjell Johansson, Kristina Bergman

HAPPY Workbook YEAR 8

HAPPY är Gleerups kompletta läromedelspaket i engelska för grundskolans senare del 7-9

HAPPY – ett läromedelspaket med digitala möjligheter. Happy Year 8 består av sex komponenter som kompletterar varandra: Textbook Year 8

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Cd Year 8

Workbook Year 8

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Student´s Web Year 8 4067775-4

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Teacher´s Web Year 8 4067774-7

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